Kali – NMAP MaxMind GeoCity Lite Database Bug

Symptom : Looking up the location of IP addresses using Nmap fails when using the MaxMind GeoLocation script ip-geolocation-maxmind.

Installing the Nmap MaxMind GeoCity Lite database in Kali (1.0.6)

OK, so now we try to use the database:

The result?

So, running with the -d debug option

We get

Checking with strace I found that it was looking for the database in the wrong place…

The fix is to edit /usr/share/nmap/scripts/ip-geolocation-maxmind.nse line# 597 as follows

Change to

Fixed 🙂

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